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Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government’s bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first parliamentary test. MPs backed the EU Withdrawal Bill by 326 votes to 290 despite critics warning that it represented a “power grab” by ministers. The […]

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Big net migration fall since Brexit vote, latest estimates show

August 24, 2017 10:13 am0 comments
Big net migration fall since Brexit vote, latest estimates show

Net migration has fallen to the lowest level for three years after a surge in the number of EU nationals leaving the UK since last June’s Brexit vote. Net migration – the difference between those entering and leaving the UK – fell 81,000 to 246,000 in the year to March […]

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Yeboah? Bergkamp? Henry? Rooney? Wilshere? Vote for your top Premier League goal

August 11, 2017 4:49 am0 comments
Yeboah? Bergkamp? Henry? Rooney? Wilshere? Vote for your top Premier League goal

We’re down to the final five. Over the past two weeks you have been voting for your favourite goals from 25 years of the Premier League – and we now have a shortlist from which you can choose the best one the league has seen. We broke the votes down […]

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Queen's Speech: Labour to force vote on public pay cap

June 28, 2017 2:54 am0 comments
Queen's Speech: Labour to force vote on public pay cap

Media playback is unsupported on your device Labour is to table an amendment to the Queen’s Speech calling for the 1% public sector pay cap and cuts to the police and emergency services to end. Jeremy Corbyn says the amendment, which will be voted on on Wednesday, will be a […]

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Joshua v Klitschko – who wins? Do the pundits agree? Who gets your vote?

April 29, 2017 8:50 am0 comments
Joshua v Klitschko - who wins? Do the pundits agree? Who gets your vote?

Media playback is not supported on this device Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko Date: Saturday, 29 April Venue: Wembley Stadium Time: 22:00 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live from 21:00 BST and text updates on the BBC Sport website and app from 19:30 BST So much hype, […]

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Turkey referendum: Erdogan wins vote to expand presidential powers

April 16, 2017 3:15 pm0 comments
Turkey referendum: Erdogan wins vote to expand presidential powers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has narrowly won a referendum to expand presidential powers, which could keep him in office until 2029. With 99.45% of ballots counted, the “Yes” campaign had won 51.37% and “No” 48.63%, and the electoral board called victory for […]

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'Now not the time' for independence vote

March 16, 2017 6:46 pm0 comments
'Now not the time' for independence vote

The UK government is to reject calls for a Scottish independence referendum before Brexit after Theresa May said “now is not the time”. The prime minister said the focus should be on getting the best Brexit deal for the whole of the UK. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said Nicola […]

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Scotland 'must shape' vote on independence

March 14, 2017 7:37 pm0 comments
Scotland 'must shape' vote on independence

Plans for a second independence referendum “must be made in Scotland”, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Speaking after a meeting of her cabinet, the first minister said details of the vote should be shaped by the Scottish Parliament. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is considering how to respond to the demand […]

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What has changed at Leicester? Plus vote on whether they will go down

February 9, 2017 11:08 pm0 comments
What has changed at Leicester? Plus vote on whether they will go down

Eight months after celebrating a Premier League title win that ranks among the greatest of all sporting achievements, Leicester find themselves firmly mired in a relegation battle. Manager Claudio Ranieri this week received a vote of confidence, the club insisting he retains their “unwavering support”. But Leicester’s fall has been […]

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Southern rail drivers to vote on strike deal

February 2, 2017 2:44 pm0 comments
Southern rail drivers to vote on strike deal

A train drivers’ union has reached a deal with the operators of the Southern network, ending crippling strike action by its members. Aslef and the RMT unions have been in dispute with Govia Thameslink (GTR) over changes to guards’ roles. TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady announced Aslef and GTR had […]

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